The reference to Tucker Carlson as a “twit” in the headline above is as well-advised as it is snarky.
A Google search of his name and the T-word produces tens of thousands of results. It’s as if he invented twittiness. He’s like the eternal frat boy — born to the manor and smug as hell.
Alex Pareene of Salon is out with a longish and scathing profile of Carlson, detailing his decline from prominent and respectable magazine writer to right-wing hack at a mostly sleazy Web site he co-founded, the Daily Caller.
For two reasons, I’m not going to offer ...